Center for Molecular Medicine


Oppertunities for PhD students

We are continuously looking for motivated PhD students.

For possible research topics we refer to our website. Our group has research topics on molecular virology of HIV, neurobiology of Parkinson’s Disease, neuronal stem cell biology, molecular imaging, drug discovery.

Requested diploma: Medical Doctor, Master in Biomedical or Pharmaceutical Sciences, Master in Sciences (biology, chemistry, biochemistry), Master in Bioengineering.

Here you can find more information about the Leuven International Doctoral School Biomedical Sciences. We coordinate the program in Molecular and Stem Cell Medicine.

Find available PhD positions with financing at our department at the moment here.

However, we encourage good candidates to apply for their own financing.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have your own financing or know a local source.

If you are interested in a PhD project please send a detailed CV + two letters of reference to our secretary:

Some possible financing sources you can apply for:

Origin Deadline Application procedure
China January 7 K.U.Leuven and CSC Application procedure
Scholarships offered via Selective Bilateral Agreements (SBA) with certain partner universities (please check)
Origin Deadline Application procedure
Latin-America November 30
China November 30
Russian Federation November 30
Fellowships for US citizens to perform study or research in Belgium
Origin Deadline Application procedure
US citizens October 31

Fellowships for study or research in Belgium

Doctoral scholarships (DBOF) for international collaboration with non-EEA-countries
Origin Deadline Application procedure
Non-EEA countries March 31
Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds - PhD Scholarships
Origin Deadlines Application procedure
All February 1
June 1
October 1
PhD Fellowships of Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds